How Social Esteem Will Make You Pick a Job Not a Life

There I was, making six figures, successful by most standards, but totally unhappy with work, trying my hardest to push that feeling away that kept screaming "I want to do something else!!" If you have a successful career but walking away from it scares the crap out of you, do yourself a solid and think about why that is. Is it status, social esteem, or t...

Why I Don't Wear Stilettos to the Oilfield Anymore

If you’ve ever been in professional sales as a woman you can probably relate to this. It is super competitive so you use any advantage you can to stand out. For me, a pencil skirt and great pair of heels were part of my ability to get in the door so I could build rapport and get a chance to prove that I had a brain. I can’t tell you how many times after leav...